[ALAC] [ALAC-Announce] Fwd: ICANN Summit on Developing Countries - Invitation to a preparatory meeting in Singapore

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Sun May 22 23:24:30 UTC 2011


I would very much like to be one of those 
representing At-Large at this meeting.

I will gladly provide my input into the Review of 
At-Large WGs prior to the meeting.  I currently 
do not have a conflict at this time with respect to the GNSO.

Alan

At 22/05/2011 06:17 PM, Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond wrote:
>FYI
>Please note, however, that this will take place at the same time as our
>ALAC and Regional Leadership Working Session 1, Agenda Item 1: Review of
>At-Large Working Groups".
>Kind regards,
>Olivier
>
>-------- Original Message --------
>Sujet:  ICANN Summit on Developing Countries - Invitation to a
>preparatory meeting in Singapore
>Date :  Sun, 22 May 2011 10:42:49 +0100
>De :    Katim S. Touray <kstouray at gmail.com>
>Pour :
>Copie à :
>
>
>
>Dear all,
>
>
>
>I am writing to invite you to send two representatives from your
>SO/AC/group to attend a preparatory meeting to help organize a proposed
>ICANN Summit on Developing Countries.
>
>
>
>A number of ICANN stakeholders, and myself, have been having online
>discussions since early last month about having an ICANN Summit on
>Developing Countries.  The attached file is the original proposal for
>the Summit, which is aimed at providing the ICANN community an
>opportunity to have an in-depth discussion on developing countries,
>their role in ICANN, and the way forward.
>
>
>
>In view of the fact that the Oct. 2011 ICANN annual public meeting will
>be held in Dakar, Senegal, the aim is to have the Summit there.  The
>Summit will include presentations and discussions on the following topics:
>
>    1. A backgrounder on developing countries (what is a "developing
>       country" or "least developed country," socio-economic development
>       in these countries, Internet and ICT development in these countries)
>    2. ICANN and developing countries (ICANN's relationship with ccTLDs,
>       international organizations of developing countries, governments,
>       NGOs, and businesses in developing countries, etc)
>    3. Participation of Developing Countries in ICANN: Challenges,
>       Opportunities, and the Way Forward
>
>The meeting in Singapore will have about 20 or so invitees from the SOs,
>ACs, liaisons, other stakeholders, as well as some ICANN board members
>and staff.  The tentative agenda for the Singapore meeting will consist
>of the following:
>
>    1. What the proposed Summit will discuss?
>    2. Who will be on the panel of presenters?
>    3. The format for the Summit
>    4. (S)election of Summit Organizing Committee (SOC)
>
>Additional details of the Singapore meeting are as follows:
>
>*Date:* Sunday, June 19, 2011
>
>*Time:* 09:00-10:30 (90 minutes)
>
>*Location:* Raffles Ballroom
>
>*Service:* Simultaneous Interpretation in French and Spanish
>
>
>
>Please let me know when you have selected your representatives to the
>meeting, and who they are.
>
>
>
>Thank you in advance for your consideration, and please do not hesitate
>to let me know if you need any additional information from me.
>
>
>
>Sincerely,
>
>
>
>Katim
>
>
>
>




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